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Was this because of an unstable OC?

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I was just finishing playing some Borderlands and about 2 minutes after I closed it out my screen blacked out then the whole PC locked up and I had to reboot.

I was running at 845/1190 @ 1.118v

It ran flawlessly while playing Borderlands and when I stressed it on OCCT for 20min as well as 20 runs of Metro Benchmark.

This also happened right as I switched it from the above OC to a less intense one I had been using for a bit. Could this have just been a error because of Sapphire Trixx? Or was this just my graphics card locking for some reason?

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It was likely a driver issue with the video card. I wouldn't be too concerned unless it continuously happens. You could check your error logs in windows if you know what time the black screen occurred.

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I thik it was an unstable OC. Benchmarking only tests it so far. I overclocked my cards and ran Furmark on the highest settings for 2 hours, but Crysis 2 crashed within a few minutes because I still needed more voltage.
 
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It was likely a driver issue with the video card. I wouldn't be too concerned unless it continuously happens. You could check your error logs in windows if you know what time the black screen occurred.

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It happened again when I set it to my lower OC 820/1075@ 1.093

The event log said the driver \\driver\\ATITOOL failed to load for Root*ATITOOLDEVICE\\0000

So I guess that means it just had a driver failure twice in a row?
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Uninstall ATI Tool and use Afterburner or Sapphire Trixx instead.
 
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